Origins of the New Black Elite
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Kristina Garcia covers several subject areas in the School of Arts & Sciences including Africana Studies + Penn Program on Race, Science, & Society, Romance Languages + Center for Italian Studies, South Asia Studies, the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI), South Asia Center, Religious Studies, Latin American Latino Studies, the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies. She also supports coverage of the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Penn First Plus, University Life, and the Student Cultural Centers.
Springboarded by University recognition and support, the alums behind the three prize-winning projects—Baleena, The Community Grocer, and Shinkei Systems—are realizing, even surpassing, their goals.
Kim Tallbear, professor of Native studies at the University of Alberta, delivered the Provost’s lecture on diversity on decolonializing science and technology.
The 36th annual Women of Color at Penn award ceremony celebrated the achievements of women of color at Penn and in the broader community, highlighting this year’s theme of self-care and healing.
During the course Living Deliberately: Monks, Saints, and the Contemplative Life, taught by Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts & Sciences, students experiment with ascetic practices.
Guidance from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, Penn Global, and Penn Medicine’s disaster preparedness team on how to help from afar and what resources are available on campus.
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The African American MBA Association at the Wharton School celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Francisco Díaz studies Maya contributions to archeology at a time when Indigenous people were viewed as little more than laborers. His research shows that Indigenous people were archaeologists in their own right, working season after season with specialized skills to excavate the past.
A two-year project supported by Penn Global and the Center for the Advanced Study of India takes a deep dive into the political workings of India’s rapidly urbanizing landscape.
Professor of practice Ben Jealous discussed race, politics, America’s long history of interracial collaboration, and his new book with Camille Z. Charles during a co-sponsored event at Kelly Writers House.
Penn students in the Academically Based Community Service course Everyday Neuroscience team up with 10th-graders from Paul Robeson High School.